Monthly Archives: March 2012

It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

I never got into the Prodigy, Charly just annoyed me and the later stuff like Fire Starter and all that I couldn’t understand what all the fuss was about. It all seemed to me rather cartoonish and obvious. The slightly … Continue reading

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Got A Fever Inside My Soul

This past week I have mostly been listening to Spiritualized. Last Thursday’s gig at the ABC is possibly the best SPZ concert I have ever seen and an early contender for gig of the year, it will have to be … Continue reading

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Well, Did You Evah!

In 1990 a compilation album of interpretations of Cole Porter songs was released to raise awareness of Aids and money for Aids charities. There are some great covers on the album. I initially bought it for Aztec Camera’s beautiful version … Continue reading

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It’s Jonathan Time Again

Make the most of it as I’m sure it’s not going to last. Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – That Summer Feeling

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Why Weren’t You There

Here is a lovely piece of soul to start the week off with. Don’t know very much  about this track other than it was a double a side with Prepared To Love and came out on the Magic City Record … Continue reading

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Everything Grooves Pt 2

It’s lovely and sunny up here today. Played this earlier today and it fit my mood and the ambience perfectly. Stereo MCs – Everything Grooves pt2

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

No words that I could write could adequately convey the sheer brilliance of today’s track, so I’m not going to bother. Released in 1993 on the Boys Own label, I don’t think that anything else released by Underworld ever came … Continue reading

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Off to see Spiritualized tonight, directly after Max’s Parents Evening. Must admit, that I have been looking forward to this since October when I saw the band preview the new album, nearly in it’s entirety at the Queens Hall. That … Continue reading

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Gosh, Thanks George!

Well it’s budget day in the UK and if Newsnight is to be believed we should all rejoice, well the 1% of us who earn more than one hundred and fifty grand a year, as we will no longer be … Continue reading

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I’m A Man

Dug out my copy of the Blow Up compilation yesterday and ripped it, so this will probably not be the last slice of groovy late 60s tunage you will hear over the next wee while. The Spencer Davis Group – … Continue reading

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